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Full text of "The Loom Of Language"

Index

663

gender, Romance, 328, 352-6

gender, Scandinavian, 281

gender, Semitic, 425

generic words, 502

genitive, 115, 261, 267, 314, 325

genitive, Dutch, 285

genitive, German, 291

genitive, Latin, 315-16

genitive, objective, 316

genitive, partitive, 316

genitive, qualitative, 316

genitive, Teutonic, 187

Georgian, 194

German,   194,   202,   206-9,  230 ff,

263 ff, 283^
German, capitals in, 235
German dialects, 284, 289-90
German, Low and High, 232-4, 284
German,   reasons   for   conservative

character, 288-9
German spelling, 234-5
German, stress in, 235
gerund, 139, 387-9
Gessner, Conrad, 443
gesture, 85
Goidelic, 417
Gothic, 102, 105
Gothic verb, 265
grammar, comparative, 92
grammar, essential, 34
grammar, of auxiliary language, 486 ff
gramophone records, 28
Greek, 193, 194, 251, 253, 309. 4o6,
409, 636 ff

Greek, contribution to English, 250 ff

Greek letters, 72, 334, 340

Greek, modern, 253-4, 406

Greek  roots,   and   technics,   496-9,
636 ff

Greenlandic, 194, 215

Gnerson, Sir G, 411

Grimm, J , 200, 454

Grimm's law, 188

growth of words, 93

Gujarati, 407, 411

Gwoyeu Romatzyh, 437

Gypsy language, 407

h, Fiench, 258

Hamitic languages, 193, I94a 4^0 n

Hawaiian, 214

headline language, 129, 131

Hebrew, 193, 194* 42* ff

Hebrew characters, early, 196
ielper verbs, 104, 123, 150-1
helper verbs, and word order, 155
ielper verbs, German, 299-302
tielper verbs, Romance, 384 ff, 393-4
helper verbs, Teutonic, 152
Hervas, L, 179
Hindi, Eastern, 407
Hindi, Western, 407, 411
Hindustani, 199, 412
Hiragana syllabary, 438, 439
history of language study, 176 ff
Hittite writing, 36, 56
holophrastic languages, 215
homophones, 51, 63, 65
homophones, Chinese, 432-3
Hottentot language, 193
Hungarian, see Magyar

Iberian dialects, 342
Icelandic, 190, 262, 276, 278
ideograms, 54, 58
idioin, 27
Idiom Neutral, 460
idiomatic use of particles, 139
Ido, 466-7
imperative, 120, 124
imperative, Romance, 393-4
imperfect, 103, 321, 338, 391-2
impersonal constructions, 130
impersonal pronouns, Romance, 37iff
impersonal verbs, 169, 171
incorporating languages, 215
Indie dialects, modern, 194
Indie languages, 406-12
Indie, Old, 190
indefinite article, 332-3, 361
indicative, 119
indirect object, 118, 153-4
indirect object, position of, 154-6
indirect questions, German, 307
Indo-Chinese languages, 193,194* 4^5
Indo-European languages, 189, 193,
194
Indo-Iraman languages, 193
infinitive, 120, 263
infinitive,  agglutinative,  Portuguese,
394
infinitive., Dutch and German, 284
mfinitiye, of request, 398
infinitive, Romance, 393-4
initial mutations, Celtic, 420
instrumental, 118